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Coronavirus India News Highlights | COVID-19 death toll in Maharashtra mounts to 1,577; 2,608 fresh cases take total to 47,190

Globally, at least 3.38 lakh people have died from COVID-19 so far

Today was the 60th day of India’s nationwide lockdown, meant to curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. Confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stand at 1,25,101. The death toll from the outbreak in India is at 3,720. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Delhi have reported the highest number of cases.

Globally, there have been over 52 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19. At least 3.38 lakh people have died so far. The United States, Russia, Brazil, the United Kingdom and Spain are the most-affected countries.
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  • May 23, 2020 08:58 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttarakhand LIVE updates | 72 COVID-19 positive cases reported in Uttarakhand today - 55 in Nainital, 8 in Dehradun, 3 each in US Nagar and Rudraprayag, 2 in Pauri Garhwal and 1 in Haridwar. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 244: Uttarakhand State Control Room COVID-19 (ANI)

  • May 23, 2020 08:54 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates | Mumbai COVID-19 case doubling rate now 14 days: CM

    The number of COVID-19 patients in Mumbai is doubling over a period of 14 days, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said today as he interacted with doctors of BMC-run hospitals.
    During the video conference interaction, Thackeray praised the doctors for their continuous fight over the last two months to contain the outbreak, and exuded confidence that the task would be accomplished. (PTI)

  • May 23, 2020 08:50 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Gujarat LIVE updates | Coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad crossed the 10,000-mark and rose to 10,001 after 277 new patients were reported today, the state health department said. 24 COVID-19 patients died in Ahmedabad hospitals during the day, taking the death toll so far in the district to 669. (PTI)

  • May 23, 2020 08:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE updates | Maharashtra government has not amended its lockdown order dated May 19 and, therefore, no air travel will be allowed till May 31. (CNN News18)

  • May 23, 2020 08:24 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates | Fire breaks out in hospital in South Delhi, 8 COVID-19 patients evacuated

    A fire broke out in an operation theatre and recovery room at the third floor of Cygnus Orthocare hospital opposite IIT here in south Delhi today evening, officials said. 
    This is a reserve hospital for COVID-19 patients and there were eight patients present when the incident occurred but all were evacuated safely. (PTI)

  • May 23, 2020 08:19 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates | 2,608 new coronavirus cases, 60 deaths in Maharashtra

    Maharashtra reported 2,608 new coronavirus patients and 60 deaths today, the health department said.
    The total number of cases in the state rose to 47,190 and the death toll reached 1,577, it said.
    821 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals during the day, taking the number of recovered coronavirus patients to 13,404. (PTI)

  • May 23, 2020 08:16 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates | Cyber racketeers are duping people by offering to sell blood plasma of recovered COVID-19 patients, advertising it as a miracle cure for coronavirus infection, a senior police official.

    Read more: Fraudsters offering blood plasma as COVID-19 cure on Dark Net

  • May 23, 2020 08:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh LIVE updates | A 34-year-old Nepalese national, staying in a quarantine centre near Maharajganj after his return from Delhi, died of unknown causes today, officials told PTI. 

  • May 23, 2020 07:46 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE updates | COVID death toll in Delhi mounts to 231; 591 fresh cases take total to 12,910

    The coronavirus death toll in Delhi mounted to 231, while 591 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported today, taking the total number of infections in the city to 12,910, authorities said.
    The city recorded the highest spike in fresh cases -- 660 -- yesterday.

  • May 23, 2020 07:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates | Sikkim reports first COVID-19 case as Delhi returnee tests positive

    Sikkim reported its first COVID-19 case on Saturday as a 25-year-old student who recently returned from Delhi tested positive for the disease, a senior official said.
    The sample of the student was sent to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital in Siliguri for testing. The report came back positive, Health Department Director General-cum-Secretary Pempa Tshering Bhutia told reporters in Gangtok.

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